KANSAS CITY, Mo. – The United Soccer Coaches announced its NCAA Division II Scholar All-Region selections for the 2017 season. The organization selected Fort Hays State senior goalkeeper Michael Yantz to its All-West Region Team. The United Soccer Coaches recognizes four regions of the United States for this award. FHSU is part of the West Region for this award.
Yantz is the only goalkeeper named to this prestigious list for the entire West Region, which includes all states west of a line that splits the east borders of North Dakota, South Dakota, Nebraska, Kansas, Oklahoma, and Texas.
Yantz, a three-time All-MIAA selection at goalkeeper, is majoring in International Business and Marketing at Fort Hays State. The Warsaw, Indiana native holds a cumulative GPA of 3.78.
To be eligible for selection to the Scholar All-Region Team, the student athlete must be nominated by their head coach and meet the following criteria: